Research

RontgenThe research of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery consists of 4 projects:

  1. Reactive and inflammatory diseases of the jaws: prof.dr.J.P.R.van Merkesteyn
  2. Complications during orthognatic surgery: prof.dr.J.P.R.van Merkesteyn
  3. General Oral surgery: drs. J.T. Wes
  4. Grows and development of the face: prof.dr.C.Lekkas




Publications

Verweij JP, Mensink G, Fiocco M, van Merkesteyn JP
Morphological features of the mandible as predictors for neurosensory disturbances after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2015.

Verweij JP, van Merkesteyn JP
Influence of osteotomy design on bilateral sagittal split osteotomy.
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2015; 73:1666.

Verweij JP, Mensink G, Houppermans PN, van Merkesteyn JP
Angled osteotomy design aimed to influence the lingual fracture line in bilateral sagittal split osteotomy: a human cadaveric study.
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2015.

Verweij JP, Mensink G, Houppermans PN, van Merkesteyn JP
Investigation of the influence of mallet and chisel techniques on the lingual fracture line and comparison with the use of splitter and separators during sagittal split osteotomy in cadaveric pig mandibles.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2015; 43:336-341.

Pichardo SE, van Merkesteyn JP
Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws of dental origin.
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2014; 117:393.

Verweij JP, Bouwman RH, Dicker GJFM, Groot RH, van Merkesteyn JPR
Twenty-year follow-up of reconstruction with allogeneic hemimandible and autogenous particulate bone and cancellous marrow.
Eur J Plast Surg 2014; 37:623-626.

Mensink G, Gooris P, Mulder F, Gooris-Kuijpers C, van Merkesteyn JP
Experiencing your own orthognatic surgery: a personal case report.
Angle Orthod 2014.

Verweij JP, Houppermans PN, Mensink G, van Merkesteyn JP
Removal of bicortical screws and other osteosynthesis material that caused symptoms after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy: a retrospective study of 251 patients, and review of published papers.
Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2014; 52:756-760.

Verweij JP, Mensink G, Fiocco M, van Merkesteyn JP
Presence of mandibular third molars during bilateral sagittal split osteotomy increases the possibility of bad split but not the risk of orther post-operative complications.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2014; 42:e359-363.

Mensink G, Gooris PJ, Bergsma JE, van Hooft E, van Merkesteyn JP
Influence of BSSO surgical technique on postoperative inferior alveolar nerve hypoaesthesia: a systematic review of the literature
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2014; 42:976-982.

Mensink G, Gooris PJ, Bergsma JE, Frank, MH, van Gemert JT, van Merkesteyn JP
Is the lingual fracture line influenced by the mandibular canal or the mylohyoid groove during a bilateral sagittal split osteotomy? A human cadaveric study.
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2014; 72:973-979.

Pichardo SE, van Merkesteyn JP
Bisphosphonate related osteonecrosis of the jaws: spontaneous or dental origin?
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2013; 116:287-289.

Mensink G, Verweij JP, Frank MD, Bergsma JE, van Merkesteyn JP
Bad split during bilateral sagittal split osteotomy of the mandible with separators: a retrospective study of 427 patients.
Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2013; 51:525-529.

Mensink G, Gooris PJ, Bergsma JE, Wes JT, van Merkesteyn JP
Bilateral sagittal split osteotomyin cadaveric pig mandibles: evaluation of the lingual fracture line based on the use of splitters and separators
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2013; 116:281-286.

Mensink G, Verweij JP, Gooris PJ, van Merkesteyn JP
Bilateral sagittal split osteotomy in a mandible previously reconstructed with a non-vascularized bone graft
Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2013; 42:830-834.

Pichardo SE, Kuijpers SC, van Merkesteyn JP
Denosumab osteonecrosis of the mandible: a new entity? A case report.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2013; 41:e65-69.

den Besten CA, Mensink G, van Merkesteyn JP
Skeletal stability after mandibular advancement in bilateral sagittal split osteotomies during adolescence
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2013; 41:e78-82.

Mensink G, Zweers A, Wolterbeek R, Dicker GJ, Groot RH, van Merkesteyn JPR
Neurosensory disturbances one year after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy of the mandibula performed with separators: a multicentre prospective study
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2012; 40: 763-767.

Wiweger MI, Zhao Z, van Merkesteyn RJ, Roehl HH, Hogendoorn PC 
HSPG-deficient zebrafish uncovers dental aspect of multiple osteochondromas.
PLoS one 2012; 7:e29734.

Wes JT, Bouwens JA,  Fenema van EM,  Merkesteyn JPR van, Gortzak RATh
Automutilatie van het palatum
NTvT 2012; 119: 120-122.

Kuijpers SC, de Jong E, Hamdy NA, van Merkesteyn JP. 
Initial results of the treatment of diffuse scelorising osteomyelitis of the mandible with bisphosphonates.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2011; 39:65-68.

Strabbing EM, Gortzak RA, Vinke JG, Saridin CP, van Merkesteyn JP. 
An atypical presentation of a solitary bone cyst of the mandibular ramus: a case report.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2011; 39:145-147.

Kuijpers SC, van Roessel EW, van Merkesteyn JP. 
Unusual case of a conservatively treated pathological fracture after sequestrectomy in a patient with long-term oral bisphosphonate use.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2011; 39:69-72.

Merkesteyn J.P.R., Picchardo S.E.C., Allard R.H.B.
Bisfosfonaat necrose van de kaak: oorzaak en therapie
Het Tandheelkundig Jaar 2011, 54-62

Abraham-Inpijn,L., Gortzak,R.A.Th.
Urgente behandeling en hypertensie.
Feedbackpost. Tandarts Prak­tijk 2011; 32 (12): 39-43.

Gortzak,R.A.Th.
Schisis, ontstaan en behandeling.
Tandarts Prak­tijk 2011; 32 (03):maart; 6-10.

Gortzak,R.A.Th.
Schisis, verdere behandeling en de rol van de tandarts.
Tandarts Prak­tijk 2011; 32 (05):mei; 17-23

Kalaykova, S.I., Lobbezoo F., Naeije M.
Risk factors for anterior disc displacement with reduction and intermittent locking among adolescents.
J Orofac Pain 2011;25:153-160.

Kalaykova S., Lobbezoo F., Naeije M.
Effect of chewing upon disc reduction in the temporomandibular joint.
J Orofac Pain 2011;25:49-55.

Kalaykova S., Lobbezoo F., Naeije M.
Effects of intensive chewing upon the reduction of anterior disc displacement of the temporomandibular joint.
Congress proceedings. J Oral Rehab 2011;38(1):E2. 

Wetselaar-Glas M.J.M., Wijer A. de, Steenks M.H.
Ernstige odontogene pijn voorafgaand aan een migraineaanval’.
Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 2011; 118: 481-484

Wes JT, Wes MF, Wes BJ, van Merkesteyn JPR. 
Antrumplastiek in de toekomst overbodig?
NTvT 2010; 117:369-370.

Latief BS, Lekkas C, Kuijpers MA. 
Maxillary arch width in unoperated adult bilateral cleft lip and alveolus and complete bilateral cleft lip and palate.
Orthod Craniofac Res 2010; 13:82-88.

Latief BS, Lekkas C, Kuijpers-Jagtman MA. 
Maxillary arch width in unoperated adult of the unilateral cleft lip and alveolus patients.
J Maxillofac Oral Surg 2009; 8:218-220.

Alons-ter Hoeven J, de Keizer RJ, van der Meij AG, van Merkesteyn JP. 
Silent sinus syndrome secondary to a radix relicta in the antrum.
J Craniofac Surg 2010; 21:607-609.

Mensink G, van Merkesteyn R. 
Autotransplantation of premolars.
Br Dent J 2010; 208:109-111.

Allard R.H.B, van Merkesteyn J.P.R, Baart J.A. 
Kindermishandeling.
NTvT 2009; 116:186-191.

Alons K, Kuijpers SC, de Jong E, van Merkesteyn JP. 
Treating low- and medium-potency bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws with a protocol for the treatment of chronic suppurative osteomyelitis: report of 7 cases.
Oral Surg Oral Med Oral pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2009; 107:e1-7.

Mensink G, Zweers A, van Merkesteyn JP. 
Endoscopically assisted reduction of anteror table frontal sinus fractures.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2009; 37:225-228.

Salentijn EG, Ras F, Mensink G, van Merkesteyn JP. 
The unreupted maxillary seconf molar, due to an overlying and malformed upper third molar: treatment and follow-up.
J Orthod 2008; 35:20-24.

Allard R.H.B, Lips P, Eekhoff E.M.W, van Merkesteyn J.P.R, van der Waal I. 
Bisfosfonaatgerelateerde osteonecrose van de kaak.
NTvT 2007; 114:423-427.

van Merkesteyn JP, Zweers A, Corputty JE. 
Neurosensory disturbances one year after bilateral sagittal split mandibular ramus osteotomy.
J Craniomaxillofac Surg 2007; 35:222-226.

van Merkesteyn J.P.R, Gortzak R.A.Th, Allard R.H.B. 
Gebruik van corticosteroiden ter preventie van postoperatief oedeem.
NTvT 2005; 112:322-324.

Allard R.H.B, Baart J.A, Huijgens P.C, van Merkesteyn J.P.R. 
Antitrombosemiddelen en bloedige tandheelkundige ingrepen.
NTvT 2004; 111:482-485.